Business Employment Dynamics Regional Historical Table

Private sector gross job gains and job losses for the United States and States, by Census Regions and Divisions, three months ended September 2018, seasonally adjusted
Area Gross Job Gains Gross Job Losses
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United States(1)

7,448 6.0 7,421 6.0

Midwest Region

East North Central Division

Illinois

289,306 5.6 295,943 5.7

Indiana

139,020 5.2 142,048 5.4

Michigan

190,601 5.0 232,016 6.2

Ohio

247,650 5.3 268,421 5.7

Wisconsin

126,007 5.1 145,552 5.9

West North Central Division

Iowa

69,092 5.3 74,016 5.7

Kansas

67,041 5.9 64,410 5.7

Minnesota

135,941 5.4 141,344 5.7

Missouri

142,104 5.9 142,150 6.0

Nebraska

47,714 5.8 48,567 6.0

North Dakota

22,946 6.6 22,656 6.6

South Dakota

21,085 5.9 20,475 5.8

Northeast Region

New England Division

Connecticut

75,079 5.2 80,313 5.6

Maine

31,345 6.0 38,925 7.5

Massachusetts

171,572 5.5 195,777 6.2

New Hampshire

31,989 5.6 39,158 6.8

Rhode Island

26,106 6.2 27,015 6.4

Vermont

17,625 6.9 19,020 7.4

Middle Atlantic Division

New Jersey

207,612 6.0 218,225 6.3

New York

485,791 6.1 507,585 6.4

Pennsylvania

276,475 5.4 273,678 5.2

South Region

South Atlantic Division

Delaware

21,527 5.6 25,465 6.6

District of Columbia

28,106 5.3 29,263 5.5

Florida

517,791 6.7 435,454 5.7

Georgia

253,249 6.7 234,073 6.2

Maryland

137,227 6.3 144,016 6.6

North Carolina

209,332 5.6 239,220 6.5

South Carolina

100,034 5.8 113,956 6.5

Virginia

176,965 5.6 197,904 6.3

West Virginia

38,930 7.0 35,662 6.4

East South Central Division

Alabama

94,873 5.9 93,501 5.9

Kentucky

90,270 5.7 94,436 6.0

Mississippi

52,089 5.8 50,879 5.7

Tennessee

149,180 5.8 134,468 5.2

West South Central Division

Arkansas

60,077 6.0 55,090 5.5

Louisiana

99,790 6.2 100,875 6.2

Oklahoma

84,980 6.6 77,976 6.1

Texas

618,195 5.9 565,234 5.4

West Region

Mountain Division

Arizona

159,633 6.6 122,205 5.0

Colorado

149,663 6.6 151,939 6.8

Idaho

41,148 6.8 42,067 6.9

Montana

27,300 7.2 29,985 7.9

Nevada

81,864 6.7 68,534 5.6

New Mexico

41,157 6.4 41,027 6.4

Utah

90,954 7.3 80,550 6.5

Wyoming

16,755 8.2 17,184 8.3

Pacific Division

Alaska

21,822 8.9 26,053 10.6

California

952,711 6.5 916,902 6.2

Hawaii

27,074 5.1 29,782 5.5

Oregon

100,887 6.2 101,496 6.3

Washington

171,856 6.1 177,466 6.3

Puerto Rico

48,061 7.2 38,298 5.8

Virgin Islands

2,510 10.9 1,449 6.3

Footnotes
(1) Numbers in thousands.

Source: Business Employment Dynamics is a set of statistics generated from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages program. These quarterly data series consist of gross job gains and gross job losses statistics from 1992 forward.